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The NEA Foundation Earns 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating

July 12, 2018

The NEA Foundation is proud to announce that we have earned Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating for the ninth consecutive year! But don’t just take our word for it – check out our profile! The 4-star rating is awarded for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. This is Charity Navigator’s highest possible […]

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Stories from the Field

California Casualty Awardees Terrilyn Fleming: Exchanging Ideas

May 25, 2018

Great educators have great stories. This series gives a glimpse of the ideas, practices, and experiences of the recipients of the NEA Foundation’s California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence. Today, we’re sharing the words of Terrilyn Fleming, an arts educator at J. Graham Brown School in Louisville, KY. I’ve found that exchanging ideas with other educators […]

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Announcing the 2019 Cohort of NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellows

June 25, 2018

The NEA Foundation has named 48 public school educators as the 2019 cohort of the NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellowship. These educators, from 47 states and Defense Department schools, will spend a year in a peer learning network, building their global competency skills: the capacity to understand and act on issues of global significance. The […]

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Stories from the Field

California Casualty Awardees Michael Pope: Reaching the Individual Student

May 18, 2018

Great educators have great stories. This series gives a glimpse of the ideas, practices, and experiences of the recipients of the NEA Foundation’s California Casualty Awards for Teaching Excellence. Today, we’re sharing the words of Michael Pope, an 8th grade science educator at Zama American Middle School in Camp Zama, Japan, Armed Forces Pacific.  Teaching excellence […]

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